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Ryan Bertrand

25-Year-Old Defender     Southampton  Premier


England

Birthdate:  August 5, 1989    Birthplace:  Southwark, United Kingdom    Nationality:  England    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  187 lbs    

October 19, 2014    Ryan Bertrand News

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Bertrand secured a clean sheet in Saturday's 8-0 annihilation of Sunderland.

Bertrand has now claimed a proper four clean sheets through his first eight league appearances for Southampton. As a cemented start on the statistically the Premiership's best defense, Bertrand is a great fantasy value for owners in nearly all formats.

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September 28, 2014

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Bertrand scored his first ever Premier League goal in Southampton's 2-1 win over Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

Bertrand made a darting run into the penalty area Saturday before belting a left-footed shot past keeper Robert Green from a close angle. In opening the scoring for Southampton, the 25-year-old Bertrand also secured his first career goal in England's top-flight.

July 30, 2014

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Bertrand has been loan to Southampton from Chelsea for the 2014-15 season.

Bertrand was loaned to Aston Villa last season and clearly doesn't fit in with the defensive pairings in Jose Mourinho's back four. As such, he'll join Southampton, who have already lost Luke Shaw and Dejan Lovren from last year's back line.

July 24, 2014

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Liverpool may be interested in seeking the transfer of Bertrand after missing out on the defender in January, according to the Daily Mail.

The northern club missed out on two defensive targets this summer so far, but have been following Bertrand for nearly 12 months now. In January the player joined Aston Villa on loan.

March 2, 2014

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Bertrand overcame an illness to start and play all 90 minutes of Aston Villa's 4-1 win over Norwich City on Sunday.

Bertrand has been a consistent member of the Villa starting XI since coming over in January on loan from Chelsea. Unfortunately, he's only recorded one clean sheet in that span, a scoreless draw against Cardiff City on February 11. With next weekend's scheduled Premier League match against Manchester City postponed due to City's FA Cup tie with Wigan, Bertrand's next time out will come March 15 against Chelsea.

February 9, 2014

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Bertrand, who collided with the goalpost during Saturday's match against West Ham, is considered an injury doubt for Tuesday's match against Cardiff City, the Birmingham Mail reports.

Bertrand was able to play on after the collision, but eventually had to be subbed off for Joe Bennett with 15 minutes remaining in the match. Bertrand has been a nice contributor since coming over on loan from Chelsea in January.

January 17, 2014

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Bertrand has been loaned to Aston Villa for the remainder of the season, ESPN FC reports.

Bertrand played very sparingly for Chelsea this season and the move to Villa Park should certainly get him more time on the pitch. He has already had loan spells at Bournemouth, Oldham Athletic, Norwich City, Reading, and Nottingham Forest in his career.

December 24, 2013

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Bertrand could become a target of Liverpool during the January transfer window, according the the Liverpool Echo.

Bertrand has fallen behind Cesar Azpilicueta and Ashely Cole on the depth chart, which means he is certainly expendable to Chelsea. He hasn't featured for the Blues since a Capital One Cup start against Arsenal on October 29, and is currently sidelined with a knock.